Fifteen (15) credit hours every year – which must consist of no less than twelve (12) general hours and three (3) Ethics/Professionalism hours (or Dual hours) per year.
A maximum of eight (8) credit hours each year. To see a list of CLE courses offered in Tennessee please click the following link: Tennessee Course List
All of our online and downloadable on-demand CLE courses have been approved for CLE credit by the Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education.
Reporting Cycle: Annual
Compliance Deadlines: December 31
Reporting Deadline: March 31
If you pass the February Tennessee Bar Exam you have a CLE obligation for the year that you pass the Bar Exam – but the Commission on CLE will award you the required fifteen (15) hours of CLE credit to fulfill that CLE obligation. If you were not sworn in prior to September 1, then you should contact the Tennessee Commission on CLE.
Yes, up to one year's worth of both general (12 hours) and Ethics/Professionalism (3 hours) may be carried over. Ethics credits in excess of the annual requirement will (a maximum of 3 hours) be carried forward to the next year's ethics requirement, but may NOT be used to satisfy any deficiency in the twelve (12) hour general requirement.
Yes, under the Tennessee CLE Requirements we must monitor your completion of the course. For online streaming video courses you must click on randomly inserted pop ups to confirm that you are viewing the video. For downloadable courses we have embedded numeric codes in the courses. You must write these numbers down and then enter them on our website after you complete the course to obtain your course certificate. Please note that the date you enter the codes and get the certificate is the date that will be printed on the certificate.
Yes, Attorney Credits does report your completed courses to the Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education. We will report your course attendance within thirty (30) days of course completion. We report on the 1st and 15th of every month. In addition, we also maintain a record of all your completed courses and you can access your certificates of completion at anytime from our website.
The Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education will prepare and mail you the Annual Report Statement in February. Attorneys that are short CLE hours must cure any CLE deficiency, complete the Annual Report Statement, then return it to the Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education before March 31.
You can view your transcript online on the Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education website: https://www.cletn.com/index.php/for-attorneys/attorney-login
For more information about CLE in Tennessee, please call the Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education at (615) 741 – 3096 or visit the Supreme Court of Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education webpage: http://www.cletn.com
You may also contact Attorney Credits by phone. For further assistance and information about the Tennessee CLE requirement, please call our Support Center at (760) 434-1885.
To see our General FAQ, please click the following link: http://www.attorneycredits.com/generalFAQ.php